Office of Management and Budget

Proposed 2018-2019 Budget 

Mayor Lovely A. Warren today unveiled her annual operating budget for the City of Rochester on May 18, 2018. The budget invests in new neighborhood police section offices, maintains critical fire and police services and funding needed public infrastructure. The Mayor’s proposed budget is balanced and below the New York State Property Tax Cap. Learn more>>  

Director's Message

Wagner ChrisChris Wagner, Budget Director It is the commitment of the Office of Management and Budget to ensure that each and every taxpayer dollar is allocated in the most efficient manner. Efficiency involves more than simply spending less. It also means providing the citizens of Rochester with the most desired outcomes.

Fortunately, through sound business practices, the City has remained financially stable and continues to pursue ways to grow our tax base. Attracting new residents and businesses to the City of Rochester who will prosper, benefits the entire Rochester community, and speaks directly to our key priorities: more jobs, safer neighborhoods and better schools.

About the Office of Management and Budget

The Office of Management and Budget is dedicated to ensuring that limited resources are aligned with the issues of greatest importance. This is accomplished by the collection, analysis, and evaluation of data and by providing information and preparing recommendations. The results of these efforts are reflected in the City's Annual Budget document.